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annielibertini
« on: June 01, 2008 04:48:33 PM »

I just (finally!) finished making these boxes as gifts for my niece and nephews. I bought plain papier mache craft boxes and painted and shellacced them. These pics are of the lids, the rest of the boxes are just solid colors.

Now I will fill them with candy and toys and hopefully the kids will like them enough to forget what late birthday presents they are...





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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2008 04:56:47 PM »

Oh my god.  Wow.  I'm totally floored!  I had *no* idea those paper boxes could ever look so good!  They totally rock, and if I were them I would totally not care that they're late birthday-wise. Cheesy
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serendipity_sarah
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2008 05:13:23 PM »

Beautiful work!  You are very talented.
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Luna1375
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2008 08:37:06 PM »

Those are gorgeous. Seriously. What lucky kids!  They have cool names too, hee.  Man, I can't stop looking at them, they're so awesome.
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You can totally buy stuff I make!  http://www.etsy.com/shop/craftyluna  Smiley
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